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president buyten meats with sportsman and later today with the nra but he said the president could make these change bice executive order, although it's really not that much he can do. but he did give hope yesterday to supporters that change is coming. >> we're here today to deal with a immediate action urgent action. >> the vice president was determined saying administration will act to reduce gun violence and point together new tragedy as a game-changer. >> it is awakened by violence in the country. >> we just came out of what we thought was a very productive and actually inspiring meeting. >> reporter: after the meeting gun supporters spoke for high expectations from the white house. >> they are looking at all of the well intended solutions that are out there and what opportunity do we have to save the most possible lives. >> reporter: the president wants to ban all highassault weapons. >> i think the easiest thing to get the military style weapons off the streets if assault weapons were not legal i believe there would be little boise and girls alive in new
anything about the nra or will your efforts simply to be resist resist resist? >> well we're very interested in answering the question of how do we make schools safer for our children. as you know from the very beginning after this happened we've argued that we need two things, one, we need to get at the root of the problem, which is the broken and devastatingly broken mental health care system we have in this country because most of these people all of them in fact are people with severe mental problems. secondly we need to provide security, because we can never predict how one of these people is going to act. most of the proposals that have to do with firearms are simply feel-good proposals that have been tried in the past and won't work or won't have any real impact. the real question that needs to be addressed is not what do we do about guns it's what do we do to make our children safe. >> david, we have a new cbs news/"new york times" poll out this morning that shows 85% of nra households support background checks on all gun buyers. are you out of tou
. >>> vice president biden who is heading up president obama's course on gun violence met with the nra. >> the national rifle association calling that meeting "disappointing. >> we are not going to agree on the gun questions. >>> it's like can't be real. >> another school shooting in taft california. 16-year-old student shot and wounded a classmate. >> police say hero teachers stopped a teenager from surhooting more shots. >> i wasn't surprised he had a hit list last year. >>> travel conditions in the midwest will be dangerous if not impossible because of snow. >>> kate middleton attended the unveiling of the first official portrait as the duchess of cambridge. it looks all right to us. >>> a nearly ten-foot-long python flew from australia to new guinea not inside but riding on the wings. >>> yeah! >> despite being snubbed at the oscar nominations ben affleck took home best directors of the critics choice awards. >> i would like to thank the academy. >> jack assures me is he going to work to make at least one letter legible in order not to debase our currency. >> rep
shooting, the nra goes to the white house and leaves unhappy. >>> if you took ambien last night, we may have news that may cause you to lose sleep. >>> plus, did a v.a. hospital try to minimize a deadly disease outbreak. >>> but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your worldn 90 seconds. >>> this is among the worst flu seasons that we've had. it's really pushing us to our breaking point. >> flu fears rise as vaccine supplies run low. >> clinics are struggling to keen up with demand. >>>out side tulsa, oklahoma, no one's going to school today. a quarter of the school is sick. >> we would be in what we classify as a flu epidemic. >> vice president biden who's heading up the dask force on gun violence is meeting with the nra. >> we're not going agree on these gun questions. >>> i was like it can't be real. i was in shock. >> another school shooting in taft, california. >> police say hero teacher stopped him from more shots. >> i'm surprised. >>> across the upper midwest and northern plains with wind-driven snow. travel conditions will be dangerous if not impossible.
. >> reporter: the white house had no reaction to this nra accusation. and the coming gun control fight the white house expects very intense resistance on capitol hill to a reinstatement of the assault weapons ban and limiting the weapon magazines and the president will fight both but nd the biggest on fight is putting nk y gun sales under backglownd checks.ates >>> the leading "time" magazine cover shows michael bloomberg, vice president joe biden and former congressman gabrielle giffords who survived a shooting two years ago. for more on the politics john for more dickerson joins us now, john good mor good morning. >> good morning. >> let's start first with this new nra ad which criticizes the president as an elite ihypocrite crit and brings the president's daughters into the fight.the fight. is this getting personal? >> well it's already been pretty personal, but, yes, this is -- this is a very incendiary i message to the nra members and also, though, it's trying to expand charges against the president. in other words, this video that the the nra's put out makes a
this morning." boston declares a flu emergency and the nra meets with the vice president to talk gun control. cnn's piers morgan is here. he's generated so much anger, the white house has had to react. >>> baseball hall of fame voters send a message on steroids saying no to everyone. >>> plus, the oscar nominations revealed in a new way. >>> but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >>> i am declaring a public health emergency in the city of boston. >> a deadly flu outbreak spreads nationwide. >> the number of flu cases is getting worse. the virus killed 18 people in massachusetts. >> all 50 states are affected and at least 41 states have a widespread outbreak. >> cough a lot, sneeze a little. i've been in bed all day. >>> the president and i are determined to take action. >> joe biden plans to meet with the national rifle association. >> he wants to advance his agenda through executive order. >> the president can do almost anything he wants to. the question is will he get away with it. >> the prts's cabinet continues to take shape. >> later, hild
of it is sort of organization that the nra has longstanding organization in washington versus emotion and what the gun control lobby is trying to do is keep people, remind people of situations like in tucson two years ago or aurora or newtown, and when you talk to people who have been working with the biden task force and who have been trying to rally new support here they say they have about 30 days after one of these massacres before public opinion starts to go back to other kinds of issues and so they're trying to grab that window to make something different this time. >> do they believe that there is something different, though because this was about those 20 young kids rather than a normal kinds of awful tragic shootings? >> that's exactly right, charlie. they think that something has changed here there's a boiling point and the strategy is to take the awful nature of this most recent mass shooting and to try to do two things one, break the nra's membership apart, to argue basically the nra membership is different than the leadership of the nra and also t
the fact that the nra released a new itunes app that offers shooting practice and can be for children ages 4 years old plus. what do you think about that? >> we're having the discussions about gun control, over 500 people were killed in chicago last year the president's hometown. vice president biden doesn't want to go there, i'm trying to get the house to hold hearings there. it's illegal to have all of the guns killing people in chicago. chicago ought to be safe. >> and the app by the nra is that appropriate? >> my understanding it's a gun safety app for young hunters to learn safety. i would ask people to watch the entire app before they pass judgment. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is expected to testify wednesday, visit the house foreign committee next wednesday, she was supposed to testify last month before she suffered a blood clot. >>> over the years, coca-cola has called itself the real thing and said that coke adds life. now the company is responding to charges that coke and other soft drinks are shortening lives by making people fat. john blacks
. >>> a face-off between the nra and the husband of gabby giffords. details on today's showdown on capit capitol hill. >> and not again. baseball's alex rodriguez denies doping zblagss and we take you to super bowl media. >>> but we begin with this morning's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> severe storms rip through the south. >> a tornado tore through mississippi. >> two other twisters touched down in arkansas and missouri. large parts of the country are bracing for more. >> today the senate will hold its first sheeting on gun violence since the shooting in newtown, connecticut. >> the nra is expected to tell lawmakers that bans on aseattle weapons are not enough. >> police stand off with a suspected gunman. they say he shot a school bus driver and then took a child. >> the report accuses a-rod of buying human growth hormone and other substances from a miami clinic. >> a hero soldier now recovering after receiving a double arm transplant. >> i really don't know what to say because it's just such a big thing for my life. it's just fantastic. >> this morning overseas markets are
for reinstating the assault weapons ban, but there's been fresh opposition to that ban from the nra and even harry reid has said that he questions whether it could pass congress. given that how hard will you push for an assault weapons ban, and if one cannot pass congress, what other measures would need to be included in a broad package in order to curve gun violence successfully? >> all right. well, as i said, the vice president and a number of members of my cabinet went through a very thorough process over the last month meeting with a lot of stakeholders in this including the nra listened to proposals from all corners, and they've presented me now with a list of senseible, common-sense steps that can be taken to make sure that the kinds of violence we saw in newtown doesn't happen again. i'm going to be meeting with the vice president today. i expect to have a fuller presentation later in the week to give people some specifics about what i think we need to do. my starting point is not to worry about the politics. my starting point is to focus on what makes sense, what
received an "a" from the nra. senator kobishar, you have received an "f" from the nra. as women, where could you two agree and set an example, given that you are so far apart on the issue of gun control? >> i think one of the areas that we can agree is to sit down and analyze what actually can work. there's things that we can all agree on that need to be done. and one of our big pushes is going to be the mental health system and helping children if they have a child that's in the basement that they think could do this, where do they go today? that's the common ground we all share. >> heidi was a former attorney general. i was a former prosecutor. the issues of school safety mental illness, we can get something down on background checks. obviously i'd like to do something on the high capacity magazines and other things. i'm hopeful when we sit down and look at these things that there can be common ground. we have to do it for the kids of america. people are expecting us to get something done here. >> you know it's important -- and you've just recognized it -- to under
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